Lead Clinician (Teaching)

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£59,111 - £67,900 per annum
14 Jun 2021
20 Jun 2021
Contract Type

About Us:

Driving a major change in social work through the influence of teaching.

In 2016 the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea joined forces with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, and Westminster City Council to found the Centre for Systemic Social Work (CfSSW). Funded by the Department for Education as sector-led improvement work, the CfSSW delivers and embeds systemic practice for local authorities across London, the South West and North West. This includes teaching social workers and frontline practitioners to use systemic family therapy skills.

The Role:

This is an opportunity for a qualified systemic psychotherapist to work at the forefront of innovations in Children’s Social Care, leading and teaching a range of systemic training courses in various locations including the South West, North West and London. You’ll be backed by excellent educational resources and high-quality supervision, and will have scope to innovate, contribute to curriculum design and offer consultation and guidance to other professionals in creating system change.  Your own continuing professional development will be a priority, and you will have considerable flexibility in organising your work patterns. 

Please refer to the Job Description for more information.

About You:

Holding an MSc in Systemic Psychotherapy, you’ll have experience of teaching other professionals. Experience of working in or with Children’s Social Care contexts will be an essential requirement for successful applicants.  Positive, adaptable, and hard-working, you’ll be open to travelling for work and delivering training, consultation and clinical supervision in a variety of settings. The ability to lead from a teaching position, influencing others to develop appreciative, relational practice in Social Care settings. You’ll also be highly organised, with excellent communication and presentation skills.

In return, you can look forward to a package that includes a competitive salary, a high-quality pension scheme and generous annual leave plus bank holidays. Please note this is a highly flexible role and we are open to the discussion of flexible working patterns and location.

Please apply online and specify on your application how you meet the skills, knowledge and qualities specified in the job description and person specification.

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email: recruitment@rbkc.gov.uk